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Point Nepean

Point Nepean: the end of the Mornington Peninsula, one of the ‘heads’ of Port Phillip Bay, a national park, the site of a disappearance of an Australian Prime Minister, a series of army forts, a former army training area and the site of the first shot fired by the British Empire in WWI. 584 more words



He’s decked out in red.  It’s the traditional uniform of the Beefeaters, who are the soldiers who guard the Tower of London.  Or something like that.  392 more words

Stu's Work

Uta's October Diary continued

Over the weekend Peter and I talked and talked about two different movies that we saw a few days ago. The first movie was DAS WEISSE BAND (The White Ribbon). 820 more words


Postcards from the Great War 41

Artist – Douglas Tempest, Published by Bamforth & Co.

“Witty Comic” Series No. 660 (?)

Sent from Scarborough on 28th June 1918 and franked Buy National War Bonds

First World War

The Archaeologist Writes – St. Joan works overtime

The Archaeologist is putting in a guest appearance today.


In a display cabinet, a few feet from where I am sitting is a small porcelain statue of Joan of Arc. 902 more words


The Eastern Front

When most people think of World War I, they think of the trenches in Western France and Belgium and the horrific war of attrition that occurred there. 700 more words

20th Century



Arthur Rutter was the youngest of my great-grandfather William Rutter’s children, born when he was over 60 in 1889. I think as the youngest son he must have been a special favourite of his mother Lucy; his father too no doubt, but he died in 1904 aged 76. 1,515 more words

Local History